Illinois State Police Announces June Activity and Enforcement

Carmi, IL–Illinois State Police District 19 Commander, Captain Cory Ristvedt, announced Tuesday activity and enforcement figures for the month of June.  Troopers in District 19, which includes Wabash, Edwards, Wayne, White, Hamilton, Saline, and Gallatin Counties, recorded 1,304 incidents during the month. Enforcement activity consisted of 603citations and 822 written warnings, including 243 speeding citations, 9 DUIs, 136 occupant restraint citations, 10 criminal citations, and 301 written warnings for speeding. Troopers also assisted 45 motorists, conducted 175Motor Carrier Safety Inspections, and investigated 36traffic crashes.  There were no fatal traffic crashes investigated by District 19 during June. Moreover, 414 citations and 376 written warnings were issued for “Fatal Four” violations.  These violations are most associated with fatal traffic crashes and include DUI, Speeding, Failure to Wear a Seatbelt, and Distracted Driving.